School Board seeks applicants for School Health Advisory Committee position

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Advisory committees established by the Chesterfield County School Board are one way that community members connect with their local schools. Advisory committee members are appointed from each of the county’s five magisterial districts and include parents, teachers, staff members, students and other community members interested in helping Chesterfield County Public Schools achieve its vision of “creating a better tomorrow.”

The School Board is currently seeking applicants for the following advisory committee seat:

  • School Health Advisory Board (SHAB): Employee Wellness Expert (term ending June 30, 2023)

PLEASE NOTE: SHAB Wellness Experts may be appointed from any magisterial district. Applicants for the Employee Wellness Expert seat should offer expertise in employee wellness, occupational health considerations, and integrated health and wellness within a system.

Interested individuals can apply online at bit.ly/AdvisoryCommitteeApp-Dec3. Applications are due by Dec. 3.

The purpose of the School Health Advisory Board is to assist the Chesterfield County School Board with the development of health policy in the school division and the evaluation of the status of school health, health education, the school environment and health services.

The committee’s work includes assisting in the development and review of school health policies and procedures within the school division; providing position papers and presentations on issues affecting the initiation and delivery of school division programs related to student health; reviewing and commenting upon specific health components of the school division’s budget; preparing special reports and initiate investigations relevant to school health matters; bringing concerns and recommendations to the school board on school health issues; and providing a forum for Board members on current school health activities and programs.

For more information about specific committees, please visit this link: https://mychesterfieldschools.com/family-and-community-engagement/school-board-advisory-committees/

You can view upcoming meeting dates for each committee by visiting this link: https://tinyurl.com/CCPSAdvisoryCalendarFY2021


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